December 17, 2018

For the first time ever, the Tulsa Christmas Parade held a block party after the parade in the Cathedral District. It contained music, close-up views of some of the parade entries and floats, food trucks, and fun inflatables for children.

The block party also included a...

November 28, 2018

Christmas. Some people are already decked out in all the decor and others are up in arms about the pagan roots behind the holiday. However you feel about Christmas, the reality is that people are celebrating it as a time of giving, love, and even recognizing the birth...

November 7, 2018

When we think of Thanksgiving, we tend to think about turkey, stuffing, pie, family and football. There's family all around, enjoying way more than enough to eat at a full table of food. You might think of after dinner as the time to get ready to wait in line for Black...

October 17, 2018

October is Pastor Appreciation Month. While it's nice to be able to take a moment to appreciate men and women of God, I thought it a bit non-inclusive due to the name.

Why? Because when you know about five-fold ministry, you could see this as only appreciating one of th...

August 29, 2018

Following Christ takes sacrifice. Those sacrifices could cause many of your friends to leave you. When you quit going to smoke break, going to the bar, going clubbing, or even going to Sunday brunch due to service, your friends can get offended.

A lot of American church...

August 1, 2018

Remember when you were so excited to become a volunteer at church? You were anticipating impacting the lives of the nursery children or making someone’s first impression great as you greeted them at the door. It was so new and fresh and you began to make deeper connect...

July 18, 2018

I’m technically one of those dreaded millennials. I was born in 1994, the last year to be considered one, so I nearly touch the next generation you’ll need to learn about for “church growth” as well.

You’ll see articles about how to attract millennials and younger peopl...